Friends and family gathered at Old Tucson Studios to share stories of Jack "Black Jack" Young who died at the age of 91.
OLD TUCSON, Ariz. - Friends and family gathered at Old Tucson Studios to share stories of Jack "Black Jack" Young who died at the age of 91.
Young was a legendary Tucson icon, stuntman, and actor.
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Chaz Lee has known Black Jack for 35 years and says "I'm blown away by the fact that I was given the opportunity to be touched by his life and his decisions which allowed me to further my career in the stunt world."
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Friends say, Young broke many bones but would get up and the stunt over and over again. "in the stunt world, real stuntman we live by a motto - pain goes away but film lasts forever," says Lee.
Another man, Glen Gold says he first met Young in 1970 - they were both in the Navy together.
"I was either working for him or working with him in all the same movies - it evolved from there and we've been friends."
Friends recall Young saying, "I can't remember lines at all but I can fall off a horse."
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